Grilled Asian Shrimp Skewers with Pears
Grill up these fun and tasty Asian skewers with ingredients that artfully mix sweet and savory. Serve them as an appetizer or as an innovative side to your main course grillables!
- ½ cup honey
- ½ cup soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons sesame oil
- 1 tablespoon ground ginger
- 2 teaspoons minced garlic
- ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 12 skewers
- 2 USA Pears, cored, cut into 1-inch cubes
- 36 shrimp, peeled, deveined, 31/40 count
- 1 green bell pepper, cored, seeded, cut into 12 1-inch squares
- 12 cherry tomatoes
Whisk together honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, ground ginger, garlic, and red pepper flakes until blended; set aside.
Thread each skewer with 3 cubes pear, 3 shrimp, 1 pepper square, and 1 cherry tomato.
Place skewers in large shallow pan. Pour marinade over kabobs and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Brush grill with oil. Preheat grill.
Grill kabobs over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes on each side until shrimp is cooked.
prep time: 20 minutes
marinating time: 1 hour
cooking time: 6 minutes
yield: Makes 12 kabobs (6 servings)
Nutritional Analysis per Serving: Calories 150 (39% Calories from Fat); 18g Protein; 15g Carbohydrate; 2g Fiber; 2g Fat; (0g Sat. Fat, 0g Trans Fat); 130mg Cholesterol; 160mg Sodium